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Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby yoda » Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:45 pm

Hi All,

I recently bought a fantastic book:
Beat About The Bush - Mammals by Trevor Carnaby.

Highly recommended. Really informative with a lot of info and some great photos too.

There is also a Birds edition which I did not buy.

Thanks
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Re: Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby Moira de Swardt » Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:42 pm

yoda wrote:Hi All,

I recently bought a fantastic book:
Beat About The Bush - Mammals by Trevor Carnaby.

Highly recommended. Really informative with a lot of info and some great photos too.

There is also a Birds edition which I did not buy.

Thanks
Yoda


I have the Beat about the Bush Birds and the Mammals one. They are both fantastic and as soon as I have had a decent opportunity to read the one on birds I will post reviews of both.
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Re: Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:55 pm

We had a thread on Beat about the bush: Mammals, but it seems to have disappeared. I will bump the Birds thread for you.
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Re: Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby Moira de Swardt » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:19 am

Thanks. I have dipped into it a few times, but it is a substantial read. However it is useful for referencing. For example there is a thread on red billed queleas and the index clearly provides all the places where these birds are discussed. So it becomes an excellent resource for the uninitiated and the initiated alike.

I will make an effort to write the reviews tonight.
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Re: Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:20 am

Yes. I have been reading it 'cover to cover' for a number of months now, on and off (in between my 'regular' reading) but I often use it as a reference. The index is very good.
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Re: Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:38 am

I thoroughly enjoyed the book. I want to get the birds one as well, but that has to wait a while, I'm afraid.
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Re: Beat About the Bush - Mammals

Unread postby oddesy » Thu Jan 07, 2010 8:46 am

It is a very interesting book! especially when it defines some terms
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